Extradition Bill — 27 Oct 2003 at 16:24

Lord Lamont of Lerwick voted with the majority (Content).

[Amendment No. 67 not moved.]

Clause 19 [Earlier extradition to United Kingdom from non-category 1 territory]:

[Amendment No. 68 not moved.]

Clause 20 [Case where person has been convicted]:

moved Amendment No. 69:

Page 10, leave out lines 9 to 26 and insert "whether the person was convicted in his presence.

(2) If the judge decides the question in subsection (1) in the affirmative he must proceed under section 21.

(3) If the judge decides that question in the negative he must decide whether the person deliberately absented himself from his trial.

(4) If the judge decides the question in subsection (3) in the affirmative he must proceed under section 21.

(5) If the judge decides that question in the negative he must decide whether the person would be entitled to a retrial or (on appeal) to a review amounting to a retrial.

(6) If the judge decides the question in subsection (5) in the affirmative he must proceed under section 21.

(7) If the judge decides that question in the negative he must order the person's discharge."

moved, as an amendment to Amendment No. 69, Amendment No. 70:

Line 15, at end insert-

"(8) For the purposes of subsection (5), the judge should not regard as a retrial or (on appeal) a review amounting to a retrial, any proceedings that do not in particular include provision for-

(a) the suspect to be present at the retrial;

(b) the suspect to have like rights to hear and examine witnesses as he would have done at the original trial;

(c) the suspect to have the same right to publicly funded legal services as any suspect or defendant."

On Question, Whether Amendment No. 70, as an amendment to Amendment No. 69, shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 127; Not-Contents, 113.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con73 (+2 tell) 035.5%
Crossbench18 513.5%
Green1 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Lab0 105 (+2 tell)57.5%
LDem32 050.0%
Other0 17.1%
Total:125 11137.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Baroness Boothroyd Crossbenchno
Lord Chorley Crossbenchno
Lord Hannay of ChiswickCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Marsh Crossbenchno
Lord Roll of IpsdenCrossbenchno

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